Reliance Security Announces Move to New Office Space
LAS VEGAS – March 2, 2020 – Reliance Security, a veteran-founded, full-service security company, announced its move to a nearly 5,000-square-foot office space earlier this month.
A leader in providing security services to individuals, businesses and events, Reliance has witnessed significant growth and expanded to accommodate rising headcount and to obtain additional space for meetings, internal trainings and its dispatch center.
“We’ve grown in many ways. We recently added a new line of business where we handle eviction notice postings for property management companies. We purchased additional vehicles to meet the demand of mobile patrols. A night and daytime operations manager has been hired to provide additional supervision and oversight in the field,” shared Joel Logan, CEO at Reliance Security. “Our client roster continues to soar and our team keeps expanding. We’ve gone from 94 employees to 180 in three years, and that number increases each month as we continue to hire full-time and part-time professionals.”
While the company provides employees with basic training, the new space includes a dedicated training room, allowing Reliance to offer advanced instruction to more officers at one time. Classes include:
- Use of force; less than lethal weapons (handcuffing, pepper or OC spray, baton use, taser)
- Weapon retention
- Role playing scenarios
- SILA (Summons in Lieu of Arrest)
- Customer service, ethics and professionalism
- Liability prevention
- Advanced report writing
- Client specific training
“In addition, some security companies utilize dispatch centers that are located in other states,” said Logan. “Our team is together, on-site in a facility that has multiple monitors to best serve our local clients.”
Reliance proudly serves a diverse client roster that includes:
- Reputable hotels & resorts
- General contractors responsible for multi-million dollar projects
- Commercial and corporate developments encompassing strip malls and business centers
- High-net-worth individuals, celebrities and entertainers
- Homeowners Associations, multi-dwelling communities and individual residences
- Large scale festivals, concerts, sporting events, trade shows and conferences held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas Motor Speedway and other venues
Logan added, “We’re looking forward to this next chapter in our growth and welcoming clients to our new space.”
The new office is located at 3656 North Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130.
Reliance Security Announces New Ownership
LAS VEGAS – September 4, 2019 – Reliance Security, a veteran-founded, full-service security company, announced today the transfer of ownership from founder Steve Rybar to the organization’s longtime Chief Operating Officer, Joel Logan.
Logan, with an extensive background in security and law enforcement, has worked closely with Rybar since the company’s inception in 2012 to provide clients with exceptional security services and solutions. As Reliance’s new owner and CEO, Logan will oversee operations and maintain the existing brand, team, and service offerings.
A former law enforcement officer for more than 10 years, Logan has expertise in Use of Force and the associated liability training. While employed by the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department and San Bernardino Police Department, Logan was responsible for managing and evaluating the performance of Police Officers. He created policy and procedure manuals and was a trainer in report writing and critical incident documentation. In addition, Logan has expertise in private security, managing teams in excess of 400 officers. Previously, he received government security clearance and served as a Lead Investigator for an aerospace company. He served as Corporate Security Officer and Contract Manager on a Department of Homeland Security federal contract.
“I’m honored that Steve has entrusted me to carry on the mission of the company he created. Along with the wonderful staff that will remain intact, we will strive to preserve its foundation and continue to provide our clients with exceptional service,” shared Logan.
Reliance offers security services to residential community associations, hotels and resorts, high net-worth individuals, general contractors, commercial and corporate developments, and at major events.
“There’s no better person to carry it forward than Joel. I’m certain that he will maintain the emphasis on Reliance’s values, service, and excellence,” said Rybar.
Rybar, a former FBI agent, will serve on Reliance’s Board of Directors and provide consultation services to the company.
Reliance Security Promotes Erica Grabowski to Chief Security Officer
LAS VEGAS – February 27, 2019 – Reliance Security, a veteran-owned, full-service security company, announced that Erica Grabowski was promoted to Chief Security Officer.
Previously the Director of Business Development, Grabowski will now manage client accounts, monitor daily analytics, and oversee the implementation of policies to ensure the company’s operations and staff are performing at the highest level.
“Since joining Reliance, Erica has secured more than 125 residential and commercial contracts and has continued to work closely with those accounts. She brings subject matter expertise and the vision to craft an integrated security strategy,” said Joel Logan, COO at Reliance Security. “She’s also been instrumental in both launching and sustaining our RelianceTrac real-time reporting technology, ensuring clients have access to and understand their analytics reports.”
Erica joined Reliance Security in 2014 as its Business Development Manager and was later elevated to Director of Business Development. In that role, she was responsible for securing and retaining clients, promoting new services and strategies, and participating in client debriefs. Before Reliance, Erica was a Sales Consultant at Gaylord Security Systems (now Safe Streets USA) and Sales and Marketing Coordinator at National Security Alarms Inc.
“I’ve really enjoyed working with our clients, devising security solutions to fit their specific needs. This new role aligns well with my background and experience, and I’m looking forward to continuing to work with our clients in the various industries we serve,” shared Grabowski.
Grabowski earned her Bachelor of Science in Organizational Security and Management with a concentration in Security Management and Private Security from the University of Phoenix. She serves as the Committee Chair for the ASIS Las Vegas Chapter’s Woman in Security.
Reliance Security Named Metrasens Distributor in Nevada
LAS VEGAS – February 8, 2019 – Reliance Security, a veteran-owned, full-service security company providing solutions to individuals, businesses and events, announced a new distribution partnership with Metrasens for the State of Nevada.
Metrasens is a leading provider of advanced magnetic detection technologies offered in a wide variety of innovative products for corrections security, counterterrorism, MRI safety, mental health security and physical data security.
Metrasens’ security products are revolutionary due to their portability, versatility and high degree of accuracy in screening for restricted threat items. The systems run on batteries, so there is no need for a power source or costly infrastructure modifications. This gives security personnel flexibility to deploy screening anytime, anywhere. The core technology, ferromagnetic detection (FMDS), is void of. producing false alarms – they are designed to only find ferrous metal threats and nothing else.
“We’ve been evaluating Metrasens’ products for a year now, using them at major events with clients,” explained Joel Logan, COO at Reliance Security. “Unlike typical metal detectors, these products allow people being screened to flow freely past the detector without having to stop and empty pockets and remove shoes. Most times, people are not even aware they’re being screened. The units are easy to set up and the battery provides 10 to 16 hours of use.”
Metrasens has been recognized the last two consecutive years as a Platinum Award Winner in the American Security Today ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards for Best Cell Phone Detection Solution and Best Metal/Weapons Detection Solution. In 2018, they were recognized by Security Today with a New Product of the Year Award in the Intrusion Detection & Prevention Solutions category.
Logan continued, “These products have improved our security screenings by allowing us locate hard to detect items. In addition to our security services, we’ve utilized these at our events to ensure we’re providing a safe environment for our clients and their attendees.”
Reliance Security will distribute for Metrasens in the physical data security and counterterrorism markets. To learn more and for pricing, contact Reliance at (702) 778-3731.
Reliance Security Adds Armed Services Division
LAS VEGAS – November 11, 2016 – Reliance Security, a veteran-owned, full-service security company providing solutions to individuals, businesses and events, announced the addition of an armed services division.
Created after receiving requests from clients who desired enhanced protection at their locations, Reliance now provides the service at five residential properties.
“We’re committed to providing clients with a range of services that deliver value and meet individual needs. While we’ve witnessed a spike in residential accounts, we see the new division assisting clients in a variety of industries,” shared Reliance Security’s COO, Joel Logan.
Reliance Security provides State of Nevada licensed and compliant armed security professionals. Upon hire, the company evaluates the abilities and competence of security officers, and continues to monitor performance daily. On a quarterly basis, armed officers are tested by the Private Investigators Licensing Board to confirm their knowledge of private security laws and responsibilities, and are required to re-pass a firearms qualification exam.
Serving more than 60 accounts, the company’s clients encompass commercial and corporate developments, construction, gaming, government, hospitality, personal protection and residential. In addition to its unarmed and armed security offerings, Reliance services most commonly requested include event security, executive protection, private investigation and standing guard.
“The most crucial element of armed security is training. That’s why our instruction goes above and beyond state requirements. Reliance officers understand that there is a greater responsibility that comes with this extra layer of security and safety is never compromised,” continued Logan. “Our management and ownership are comprised of former FBI and State and Local police personnel. Reliance officers are taught by these standards, and strong emphasis is placed on both agency and client liability issues.”
Reliance Security Announces Office Relocation, Expansion
LAS VEGAS – October 7, 2016 – Reliance Security, a veteran-owned, full-service security company, announced today it nearly doubled its office space with the move to a 2,300-square-foot building earlier this month.
A leader in providing cutting-edge security services and solutions for individuals, businesses and events, Reliance Security experienced explosive growth and is projected to increase revenues by more than 300 percent over three years.
“Fortunately, we were faced with a situation where we had outgrown our previous space and needed to accommodate our burgeoning client base and team of new account managers and field supervisors. We expanded our operations team to maximize our services for our valued clients,” said Joel Logan, COO at Reliance Security. “Now, we’re able to operate more efficiently with a functional layout that offers a larger conference room for trainings and client meetings.”
The company serves 60 clients across various industries, including commercial and corporate developments, construction, gaming, government, hospitality, personal protection and residential. Reliance offers a wide range of services, including event security, executive protection, private investigation, standing guard, and armed and unarmed security.
“We’ve witnessed a spike in residential accounts as a result of word-of-mouth from our current base,” continued Logan.
The new office is located at 3630 N. Rancho Dr. Suite 107, Las Vegas, NV 89130.